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Rachel Anderson

Rachel Anderson

  • 5 stars across 16 books
Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award for PAPER FACES, Rachel Anderson has written more than 30 books for children of all ages, many published by OUP. She excels at tackling life's difficult themes with a skilful blend of humour and sensitivity. Rachel is married and has four grown-up children and two grandsons and has achieved her life-long ambition - to live in a cottage in the woods in Northrepps, Norfolk
3rd June 2010

Best Friends

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2nd April 2020

Harry's House of Invention: A Bloomsbury Reader: Lime Book Band

Book Band: Lime - Ideal for ages 6+ A quirky comedy about a family of inventors by Rachel Anderson with brilliant... MoreHarry's House of Invention: A Bloomsbury Reader: Lime Book Band

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20th October 2007

Big Ben

This is a moving story about Matthew, whose adored older brother Ben has Downs Syndrome. Matthew is horrified when Ben t... MoreBig Ben

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1st December 1990

Dyma fi-Nanw!

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21st May 2009

Moving Times trilogy: Grandmother's Footsteps: Book 2

Grandmother's Footsteps begins on the day the Second World War ends, seen through the eyes of the bewildered young... MoreMoving Times trilogy: Grandmother's Footsteps: Book 2

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20th September 2008

Moving Times trilogy: Stronger than Mountains: Book 3

Throughout the years that Veritas has spent trying to rear me, there's one essential truth she's always stuck to. 'Lov... MoreMoving Times trilogy: Stronger than Mountains: Book 3

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21st May 2009

Moving Times trilogy: Bloom Of Youth: Book 1

It is the late 1950s: teenagers have barely begun to be invented. Ruth and her older sister Mary struggle with the chaos... MoreMoving Times trilogy: Bloom Of Youth: Book 1

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2nd June 2011

Asylum

Set in an about-to-be-demolished high-rise block of flats, various characters have arrived from a variety of situation... MoreAsylum

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9th February 1989

Jessy Runs Away

Jessy loves going shopping -- but her family isn't so keen because Jessy always tries to run away. You see, Jessy has Do... MoreJessy Runs Away

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16th August 2004

Year 4: Hugo and the Long Red Arm

When Hugo breaks his arm, he expects to feel bored an useless. But when his inactive arm suddenly starts to grow and dev... MoreYear 4: Hugo and the Long Red Arm

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